NSCA MOSAIC

Reinhard Doelz doelz at comp.bioz.unibas.ch
Mon Dec 13 06:21:21 EST 1993


In article <1993Dec13.085840.10292 at funet.fi>, harper at convex.csc.FI (Rob Harper) writes:
|> In <1993Dec10.071818.24826 at comp.bioz.unibas.ch> doelz at comp.bioz.unibas.ch (Reinhard Doelz) writes:
...
|> >to sing. The NCSA user interface to WWW is slow because it automatically
|> >transfers images, 
|> 
|> It is possible with both the MacWWW and Mosaic to switch off the transfer
|> of images. Try for example
|> 
|> mosaic -dil
|> 

The Images mage a significant part of the ease of use. If we were working
without we could step back to ASCII as well... 
My point was that better viewer functionality (i.e., boosting the 
application side) will require beter technology and capacity on the 
lower levels as well, i.e. higher bandwidth. We risk a reputation if we 
avoid telling this to the end users. 


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